The Israeli National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister’s Office invites the public to attend the 4th Annual International Cyber Security Conference which will take place on 19 and 20 Elul at Tel Aviv University.
This year’s conference will bring together global and domestic leaders from the political, military, technological and economic arenas. Among the Israeli participants: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Minister of Defense Moshe Ya’alon, Minister of Science & Technology Yaakov Perry and Former President Shimon Peres.
Guests from overseas include: Former NSA Director Gen. (ret.) Keith Alexander, Canadian Minister of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Steven Blaney, Assist. Sec. Gen. of the Emerging Security Challenges Division at NATO Amb. Sorin Ducaru, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, Director of the Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance in the UK Cabinet Office James Quinault, Coordinator for Cyber Issues at the U.S. State Department Christopher Painter.
In addition, senior representatives from the leading technology and cyber security companies will be in attendance. Among the top executives to address the Conference: EVP, CTO & GM of Corporate Products, Intel Security Group Michael Fey, VP & CSO, EMC Corporation Dave Martin, VC, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. S. Ramadorai and many others including senior members from Check Point, FireEye, Kaspersky Labs, Lockheed Martin, McAfee, Microsoft, Gartner, Qualcomm,Symantec and many more.
Groundbreaking start-up companies will also be on display at the Conference. A special exhibit spotlighting some 40 Israeli firms will be set up throughout the event.
Another unique event at the Conference will be the Cyber Challenge, a “capture the flag” game in cyberspace to be played by hundreds of students, both young and advanced.
The Conference is headed by the Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology & Security and the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at TAU in cooperation with the National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister’s Office.
The Conference will be in English.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)